This essay has been submitted by a student. This is not an example of the work written by professional essay writers.

Soccer – The Game Where I Can Be Me

downloadDownload printPrint

Pssst… we can write an original essay just for you.

Any subject. Any type of essay. We’ll even meet a 3-hour deadline.

Get your price

121 writers online

Download PDF

The smell of freshly cut green grass that gives me motivation like any other. Everything stops once I walk on the field. I can’t remember a single worry that could have been ailing me. School, work, friends, and stress all seem to vanish from my mind after my cleats first initial graze of the lush green beneath them. The normality of it all should feel meaningless but instead it empowers me. As I gaze at the field. All I can remember is the victories as if it was replaying right in front of my very eyes for the millionth time. This is where I come to find my inner peace. This is where I can be me, playing soccer.

My goal is the most important thing when walking onto the field. The goal that either makes or breaks the game, it’s in our hands or theirs. The goal is worn from age and the countless shots that have been taken on it over the years. The paint on the field fades away, the green begins to turn brown. Although I have played every position there is, right in front of the goal is where I belong. Protecting that eight by twenty-four rectangle is what my team counts on me to do. The eighteen foot rectangle just in front of the goal defines boundaries with a crisp white painted line. I can hear every voice that cheers me on from the stands, especially my mom’s voice; which I can always pick out of a crowd. The voices cheer me on, attempt to coach me, and even sometimes get frustrated with me. The scoreboard, the one and only judge of the game, stands tall at the end of the field shadowing over me and my team mates.

When running this noose shaped death trap, you must circle it a minimum of four times before you can say you have accomplished anything of some worth and significance; this being one full mile. The loathsome benches sit on the side of the field, and mock me for every mistake I make; for I know that any error I make has the power to put me into its cold unforgiving clutches, where I may have to spend the remainder of the game. The cold, cruel metal is the one place on the field I truly detest. And although I respect and admire the soccer field in nearly all its entirety, there is nothing I despise more than the prison that the bench represents. The prisoners get placed in its confinements after making a blunder of some sort and are then forced to remain behind its bars dependent on how fatal their mistake was. The prisoners are then involuntarily compelled to watch those, who were previously their equals, out on the vast green ocean of freedom playing. While they can do nothing but watch and attempt to be supportive, they are anxiously waiting to get out and join the others on the limitless and far-reaching green ocean the grass field symbolizes.

The field is the one place I feel most at home, and content with myself. Its massiveness energizes and ignites my spirit, and provokes a lightheartedness within me that only it can bring out. To a mere passerby, it may not look like more than a patch of grass and a couple of beaten up and withering goal posts, but to me it is so much more. In conclusion to this essay I can say that soccer is a sanctuary for me, a therapist for my troubles, a shoulder to cry on for my bad days, and a best friend when I have no one to turn to. 

Remember: This is just a sample from a fellow student.

Your time is important. Let us write you an essay from scratch

experts 450+ experts on 30 subjects ready to help you just now

delivery Starting from 3 hours delivery

Find Free Essays

We provide you with original essay samples, perfect formatting and styling

Cite this Essay

To export a reference to this article please select a referencing style below:

Soccer – The Game Where I Can Be Me. (2021, March 18). GradesFixer. Retrieved October 25, 2021, from
“Soccer – The Game Where I Can Be Me.” GradesFixer, 18 Mar. 2021,
Soccer – The Game Where I Can Be Me. [online]. Available at: <> [Accessed 25 Oct. 2021].
Soccer – The Game Where I Can Be Me [Internet]. GradesFixer. 2021 Mar 18 [cited 2021 Oct 25]. Available from:
copy to clipboard

Sorry, copying is not allowed on our website. If you’d like this or any other sample, we’ll happily email it to you.

    By clicking “Send”, you agree to our Terms of service and Privacy statement. We will occasionally send you account related emails.


    Attention! This essay is not unique. You can get a 100% Plagiarism-FREE one in 30 sec

    Receive a 100% plagiarism-free essay on your email just for $4.99
    get unique paper
    *Public papers are open and may contain not unique content
    download public sample

    Sorry, we could not paraphrase this essay. Our professional writers can rewrite it and get you a unique paper.



    Please check your inbox.

    Want us to write one just for you? We can custom edit this essay into an original, 100% plagiarism free essay.

    thanks-icon Order now

    Hi there!

    Are you interested in getting a customized paper?

    Check it out!
    Having trouble finding the perfect essay? We’ve got you covered. Hire a writer

    Haven't found the right essay?

    Get an expert to write you the one you need!


    Professional writers and researchers


    Sources and citation are provided


    3 hour delivery